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Forum: Touring 05-27-15, 10:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,150
Posted By arcticbiker
Lots of good info from others here. I finished a...

Lots of good info from others here. I finished a Southern Tier ride earlier this spring travelling from West to East. I'm sure weather patterns are variable as far as winds go. I encountered head...
Forum: Touring 02-23-15, 11:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By arcticbiker
Thanks for the replies. You are...

Thanks for the replies.



You are correct, we just won't know and I don't really want to be the guinea pig. The Dyno Hubs are more than I need right now, but the Velological generator looks...
Forum: Touring 02-22-15, 11:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 581
Posted By arcticbiker
Charge Your Batteries While You Ride

Has anyone used one of these chargers for USB devices? It looks like a good idea but I can't seem to find any actual user reviews. It's a bit pricey and who knows what the quality or actual mounting...
Forum: Touring 02-17-15, 10:53 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,928
Posted By arcticbiker
Cool plan. Maybe we will see you on the route....

Cool plan. Maybe we will see you on the route. After riding the Southern Tier this spring, my wife and I will be riding from Seattle to Whitehorse leaving first week of June. We'll be taking the...
Forum: Touring 02-13-15, 01:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 657
Posted By arcticbiker
I've successfully taken all of your listed items...

I've successfully taken all of your listed items except fenders with no problem in my carry on. However, I've had TSA take my lube out of my checked bags. I've started packing it in my toiletry bag...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-07-15, 01:15 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,892
Posted By arcticbiker
I am the OP that requested some guidance...

I am the OP that requested some guidance regarding my UT crank issues. Even though the post quickly degraded into a free for all some 7 months after the original post, I learned about a few design...
Forum: Touring 02-05-15, 04:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 575
Posted By arcticbiker
Yeah, I don't have a seat post rack yet, so I...

Yeah, I don't have a seat post rack yet, so I have some flexibility. The Kwikfix mount works really well so I think this rack may be just the ticket. Otherwise, you are correct about the different...
Forum: Touring 02-05-15, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 575
Posted By arcticbiker
Anyone Use Klickfix Freerack with Ortlieb

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c8/Arctic1/trunkbag_zpsc47e2408.jpg (http://s24.photobucket.com/user/Arctic1/media/trunkbag_zpsc47e2408.jpg.html)
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Forum: Road Cycling 02-04-15, 11:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,103
Posted By arcticbiker
http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c8/Arctic1/bikes...

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c8/Arctic1/bikes/DSCF4329_zps57e49219.jpg (http://s24.photobucket.com/user/Arctic1/media/bikes/DSCF4329_zps57e49219.jpg.html)

Here's mine with winter studs. I...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-20-15, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By arcticbiker
I rode part of the Natchez Trace last spring. ...

I rode part of the Natchez Trace last spring. It's a beautiful ride with excellent scenery and decent shoulders. We arrived in the area during really bad weather with tornado watches ongoing....
Forum: Touring 12-21-14, 02:34 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,280
Posted By arcticbiker
Cool! Sounds like a great trip. Maybe we'll see...

Cool! Sounds like a great trip. Maybe we'll see you on the road. My wife and I are riding from Seattle to Whitehorse via the Cassiar in June. We won't be going up North for this trip, but we...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-21-14, 01:15 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,578
Posted By arcticbiker
Wow, interesting topic. I found this site that...

Wow, interesting topic. I found this site that has a few examples: Homemade Bike Stands (http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Bike-Stands/)

I wish I had the welding capability to use scrap...
Forum: Touring 12-19-14, 11:40 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,672
Posted By arcticbiker
My wife and I made a few tours this year, some...

My wife and I made a few tours this year, some short.

First, we rode the Denali Highway (gravel wilds ride) and continued on paved Highways back home for a week long trip self supported trip. ...
Forum: Touring 12-19-14, 11:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,641
Posted By arcticbiker
Undiscovered Country Tours does a great job. ...

Undiscovered Country Tours does a great job. They have bikes to rent which they match up to your exacting specifications, or you can bring your own. We toured the Palm Springs, Borrego Springs, and...
Forum: Winter Cycling 12-19-14, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 815
Posted By arcticbiker
Funny, I received the same error message from my...

Funny, I received the same error message from my Iphone of being too hot! I started carrying mine in my vest pocket under my outer jacket layer. That solved the problem even after 3 hour rides. I...
Forum: Winter Cycling 12-18-14, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,567
Posted By arcticbiker
I run three different winter bikes with studs, a...

I run three different winter bikes with studs, a Salsa Chili cross with Nokia's, a Trek Fueler MTB with Nokia's, and a 907 with 45Nrth Dillingers. They each have their place for winter use. As you...
Forum: Road Cycling 12-18-14, 11:17 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,251
Posted By arcticbiker
Highs: 1. Toured from Alabama to Niagara...

Highs:
1. Toured from Alabama to Niagara Falls, Canada.
2. Wonderful Cycle Oregon trip this year, 450 miles with 34,000 feet of climbing.
3. First place with wife in age bracket for mixed 200...
Forum: Touring 12-07-14, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,155
Posted By arcticbiker
I have tried two different tail lights with my...

I have tried two different tail lights with my Tubus rack and have finally changed to the Serfas rechargeable. It can be mounted many different ways and is really bright. The charge lasts about 4...
Forum: Winter Cycling 12-07-14, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,129
Posted By arcticbiker
Changed to studs after last year's broken...

Changed to studs after last year's broken shoulder incident on my road bike. Studs are good but expensive. These bikes are really good for allowing year round riding.
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Forum: Road Cycling 12-06-14, 03:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 525
Posted By arcticbiker
Since it's winter here! A nice 2 hour ride...

Since it's winter here! A nice 2 hour ride through the neighborhood trail system.

http://i24.photobucket.com/albums/c8/Arctic1/FullSizeRender7_zpsbb210073.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-25-14, 10:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,575
Posted By arcticbiker
Way to go!!!!!!!!

Way to go!!!!!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling 11-06-14, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By arcticbiker
Lot's of cycling opportunities in both locations....

Lot's of cycling opportunities in both locations. If you are interested, check out the new Velodrome in Boulder valley under construction. It should be fully operational next spring.
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Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 10-23-14, 03:25 PM
Replies: 710
Views: 205,505
Posted By arcticbiker
Lots of nice rides here! Here's mine. I use it...

Lots of nice rides here! Here's mine. I use it for all seasons. Salsa Chili con Crosso, Campy 10 speed with TRP cantis.
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Forum: Road Cycling 10-20-14, 09:39 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,124
Posted By arcticbiker
Some really nice pics, thanks for posting. I...

Some really nice pics, thanks for posting. I just returned from a week of riding in Colorado. Fall colors were abundant in some areas while not in others. Here are a few phone pics.
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Forum: Road Cycling 09-18-14, 09:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,257
Posted By arcticbiker
We had frost a few mornings last week on Cycle...

We had frost a few mornings last week on Cycle Oregon. Day time temps soared up into the 90's some days. Good thing CO had gear drops.
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